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Executive Assistant to Chief Communications Officer

Location: 

Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  29808
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Administrative
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Description

 

Join our team

 

The globally recognized Corporate Citizenship & Communications team leads TELUS’ social purpose to enable remarkable human outcomes while bolstering our storytelling impact. We’re a high energy team and support corporate communications, media relations, government advocacy, social media, community investment, team member giving, volunteerism, humanitarian relief, sponsorships, brand marketing, TELUS Studios, and corporate events. We strive for excellence in everything we do and have an unyielding commitment to inspiring and motivating TELUS team members, retirees, customers and communities to fulfill our brand promise, let’s make the future friendly. 

 

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

 

As the Executive Assistant to TELUS’ Chief Communications Officer, you will be the consummate trusted partner who ensures the executive has the right information and resources at the right time at the right place, in addition to providing support on highly confidential matters. No one else understands your executive like you do. You’re also at the center of a large, busy network hub where you artfully and efficiently guide information flow and exchange. No matter what, you’re always poised for anything, get it done, and enable others to be successful.
 
You are friendly, helpful, collaborative, and record of delivering high quality results is what makes you an invaluable partner and key contributor to the success of the team.

 

Here’s how

 

  • Proactively managing the executive’s calendar, including booking travel arrangements
  • Anticipating needs and create solutions to make things easier for the executive
  • Gathering, co-ordinating and/or preparing the necessary information, materials (presentations, reports, etc.) and resources for meetings and events
  • Reviewing request, summarizing and communicating information to appropriate stakeholders
  • Prioritizing and adjusting priorities in a fast paced, changing environment with agile efficiency to meet deadlines
  • Ensuring the proper management and approval of individual and corporate expenses, and creating budget reports as required
  • Supporting a variety of projects ranging from small and straightforward to large and complex

 

 

Qualifications

 

You’re the missing piece of the puzzle

 

  • Recognized as being highly collaborative and a strong communicator
  • Known to have exceptional judgment and organizational skills
  • Regarded as highly adaptable, agile and calm/poised when faced with change and/or ambiguity
  • Respected for maintain discretion and confidentiality in in all interactions, especially with sensitive matters
  • Noted for your curiosity, learning and continuous improvement mindset
  • Sought out for your 5 or more years of experience supporting executive leadership in a large, corporate environment
  • Expert with Microsoft (MS) Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly skilled in Google Workplace (G-Suite)
  • Diploma in Business Administration

 

Great-to-haves

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Arts or Science
  • Familiarity with SAP

 

 

A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

 

 

 

 

People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

84%
2021 engagement score

130,000+
Team members worldwide

10
# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.